Meaning of 晓

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(Trad.: 曉)
Pinyin: xiǎo
English Definition: dawn; daybreak; to know; to let sb know; to make explicit
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 10; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sun) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] sun; day; daytime
    • [ yáo ] a legendary ancient emperor-sage
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Example Words
晓得 xiǎo de to know
揭晓 jiē xiǎo to announce publicly; to publish; to make known; to disclose
知晓 zhī xiǎo to know; to understand
家喻户晓 jiā xiǎo understood by everyone (idiom); well known; a household name
拂晓 xiǎo daybreak; approach of dawn
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Example Sentences
The outcome of the whole affair will be clear tomorrow.
He is familiar with classical literature and contemporary research results.